Family and Children

Self Help Legal Info

  • A Practical Guide to the Indian Child Welfare Act

    This Guide provides an introduction to the ICWA, answers to Frequently Asked Questions, and an appendix of resources including federal and state laws, regulations, court cases, legislative materials as well as and secondary research documents and contact information. Content Detail

    Native American Rights Fund
  • Support for American Indian Children

    This organization provides information on public policy, research, and advocacy; information and training relating to American Indian child welfare; and community development services and works on behalf of Indian children and families. Content Detail

    National Indian Child Welfare Association
  • Youth and Building Community

    Information to help foster the spiritual, mental, physical and social development of Native youth and to help build a strong, unified and self-reliant Native America through involving its youth. Content Detail

    United National Indian Tribal Youth
  • Promoting Positive Lives and Role Models for American Indians

    Information for American Indians, including events, jobs, scholarships, announcements and more. Content Detail

    alterNative Voices
  • School Lunch Program

    This program (NSLP) is a federally assisted meal program that operates in schools and residential child care institutions to provide nutritionally balanced, low-cost or free lunches to children each school day. Content Detail

    U.S. Department of Agriculture
  • Denver Indian Family Resource Center (DIFRC)

    Denver Indian Family Resource Center was created to assist American Indian children and families in the metropolitan Denver area with child welfare issues. Our goal is to assist families to avoid involvement with the child welfare system. Where families have already encountered child abuse or neglect charges, we advocate for active efforts toward family reunification following the standards of the Indian Child Welfare Act. We provide culturally appropriate services and intensive case management using a strengths-based and empowerment-oriented approach. Content Detail

    Denver Indian Family Resource Center
  • Health Services for Denver Residents

    Provides services (medical, diabetes, counseling, victim services, and community health) for members of Federally Recognized Tribes who reside in the Denver metropolitan area. Documentation is required. Content Detail

    Denver Indian Health & Family Services, Inc.
  • Justice Corps Colorado Springs

    Staffed by volunteers, the purpose of this program is to supplement the help provided in the Self Help Center of the El Paso County Combined Courthouse for the public in the Pikes Peak region, by helping you gain access to the resources you need to answer your questions regarding family law and other civil matters (not criminal). Read More

    Justice Corps Colorado Springs
  • Representing Yourself in Court

    An introduction for people who are appearing in court without an attorney. Content Detail

    Colorado Judicial Branch - Pro Se and Customer Service Committees
  • The Piñon Project

    The Piñon Project Family Center is a non-profit organization that was created in the early 1990s in response to a grassroots movement to create a healthier future for Montezuma County. Today, with strong community support, The Piñon Project provides services that promote positive outcomes for over 1,000 families and their children in Southwest Colorado every year. Content Detail

    The Piñon Project
  • University of Colorado Health Sciences American Indian and Alaska Native Programs

    The mission of the American Indian and Alaska Native Programs (AIANP) is to promote the health and well-being of American Indians and Alaska Natives, of all ages, by pursuing research, training, continuing education, technical assistance, and information dissemination within a biopsychosocial framework that recognizes the unique cultural contexts of this special population. Content Detail

    University of Colorado Health Sciences
  • Fee Waiver Request Form and Court Fees

    An opportunity to assemble filing fee waiver form and filing fees and costs in Colorado state courts. Read More

    Colorado Legal Services
  • Office of Dispute Resolution

    The ODR exists to establish and make available conflict resolution programs and services within the Colorado Judicial Branch. Content Detail

    Colorado Judicial Branch
  • Services for Native American Children, Adolescents, Couples, and Adults

    Native American Counseling provides services including individual counseling for Native American adults, adolescents and children; family therapy; group counseling; psychological testing; child custody evaluations; intensive family treatment for families in need, expert witness testimony; and cross-cultural consultation. NAC operates on a sliding scale fee basis. Content Detail

    Native American Counseling
  • Talk with a Lawyer on Line 9

    Call in (look at link for schedule) for information about legal and other problems. Content Detail

    Channel 9 News in Denver, Colorado